International Women’s Day: Sport empowering women and girls

Sport empowering women and girls

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the IOC salutes all those that contribute to the development of girls’ and women’s sport!
A big step for womankind

A big step for womankind

The achievements of Nawal El Moutawakel, now IOC vice president, have been a source of inspiration for generations of young athletes!
Saori Yoshida, Japan’s unbeaten warrior

Saori Yoshida, Japan’s unbeaten warrior

Reflecting on her historic gold medal campaign at London 2012, Saori Yoshida explains that she has every intention of coming back for more at Rio 2016.
Carol Huynh, Canada’s first Olympic women’s wrestling champion

Carol Huynh, Canada’s first Olympic women’s wrestling champion

Carol Huynh explains why she first took up wrestling as a teenager and looks back on her career high at Beijing 2008.

Sochi 2014 Figure skating